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February 16, 2017

The University of Montana will celebrate its 124th birthday on Thursday, Feb. 16, by recognizing exemplary campus and community members at a 5:30 p.m. awards ceremony and reception in the University Center Ballroom.

Charter Day marks the anniversary of UM’s chartering by the Montana Legislature in 1893 and the University’s continued dedication to excellence. Charter Day also honors the strong connections between the University and Missoula communities.

The City of Missoula presents an official proclamation of University of Montana Day at the Missoula City Council meeting and the Charter Day awards ceremony. This event is free and open to the public. A reception will follow the ceremony.